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Why “Government”? The Deal

About ten thousand years ago, folks started farming as a survival strategy. Why move around chasing ripening food stuffs which may not even be there, risking travel hazards, predators and extinction through clan starvation? Some brilliant ancestors figured out that seeds could grow food right by the hut and this food could be stored to … Continue reading

“If you are taken hostage, we will not negotiate.”

“If you are taken hostage, we will not negotiate. The SWAT team is coming. Try to stay alive.” This was the somber warning the prison volunteer trainer issued to the class full of do-gooders, of which I was one. It was very quiet in the room as we all contemplated that scenario. “In the long … Continue reading